from the website “GorkanaJobs” (hat-tip to Louise)
Responding to Climate Change, Climate Change Reporter
RTCC (Responding to Climate Change) is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and focused English-language journalist to join its team in London reporting on the latest developments in the climate change sector.
The successful applicant must have excellent writing skills, one to two years’ experience in a newsroom environment and a demonstrable understanding of how climate and energy issues interact.
Working in a team of 3, the role involves breaking news, writing concise and lively stories, building relationships with key contacts and producing quality video and audio content.
We are looking for someone who will be equally at ease covering general climate change news stories, producing analysis and writing features.
Ideal candidates will have experience of using social media to research and promote content.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is essential
- Understanding of key climate and energy issues
- Experience of working in a real-time news environment
- Creative attitude to online journalism
- Ability to write quickly and concisely under deadline pressure
- Fluent English (both written and verbal) is essential
Launched in November 2011, RTCC (Responding to Climate Change) covers the latest international developments in climate change policy and low-carbon technology. RTCC runs the Climate Change TV channel at United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meetings and is a member of the Guardian Environment Network.
Send a covering letter, CV, three examples of your work and five story ideas for July to Sara Goerg via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note only candidates required for interview will be contacted.